garnishment

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  • noun

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a court order to an employer to withhold all or part of an employee's wages and to send the money to the court or to the person who won a lawsuit against the employee

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Garnishee orders are court orders requiring the employer of a person in debt to pay part of their wages, with interest, directly to the lender.
A garnishee task team, driven by the Office of the Premier and the KZNFLA, will implement strategies to deal with existing garnishees and debt counselling, abuse of garnishees and fraudulent garnishees, and ways of preventing indebtedness and garnishee orders.
the companies would commit to working with organised labour to develop joint solutions on issues related to garnishee orders and other aspects of employees personal financial management; and
opened a bank account in his own name in or about 2008, and received money payable to Ezyware with the intention of avoiding garnishee orders against Ezyware